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The Classic Wineseller

20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-452-6000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love to go here for the entertainment and the good food! We always have excellent service too.Their selection of wine is fantastic.

Thank floridagirl790
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful wine store with tastings available and music on the weekends. If you can't find it here I would be surprised.

Thank Saabselr
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Great selection of wines, excellent dinner choices,and delicious appetizers. Friendly and efficient service. Very fair pricing,plus we had the pleasure of listening to live music during dinner. Quaint atmosphere made for an overall super evening. Only open on Friday and Saturday nights and only 50...More

Thank peter g
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We were looking for something unique in Historic Waynesville, and were on a limited schedule. We stumbled upon this Wine Cellar that serves dinner as well. I enjoyed the sesame seed crusted tuna over asian slaw, it was delicious. The wait staff was very friendly...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This was recommended to us by the innkeepers at the B&B we stayed at in Waynesville. It was more than we expected! The ambience, wine & the live music made for a great way to end our evening. We will be back to visit when...More

Thank 989tracyp
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This place rocks !! Feels like your in Italy in an old winery estate home, cool eats and wow what a wine selection !!! If in town you gotta see this place for sure !!

Thank hikealltrails
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. I appreciate you taking time to share your experience. So glad you enjoyed our underground space and the delicious food and wine! Please come see us again soon.

Reviewed April 13, 2017

On Friday and Saturday evenings the Wineseller is open for dining - appetizers and small plates - and they offer nice entertainment. We enjoyed listening to the singer/piano player and also enjoyed a nice bottle of wine and delicious small plates for dinner. It was...More

Thank Merry S
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2017

Thanks for coming to see us and sharing about your experience. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times to purchase wine and for wine tasting. The owner Richard is very knowledgeable and helpful. The wines are priced equal to larger cities. We were not that exited about food that is served. Preparation and quality and taste is so...More

Thank dstone7866
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2017

Thanks for taking time to give us feedback on your experience. So sorry to hear you were disappointed with your dining experience. We would love to know what you had to eat so we can make changes where needed. Please feel free to share ideas...More

Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Jazz It Up was what was advertised but boring was the theme. The music was not Jazzy but a snooze. At $70 a person plus a bottle of wine, we couldn't wait to get out of there and paid up and left asap. The four...More

1  Thank TeacherBurns
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Thank you for providing feedback about your visit to the Classic Wineseller. I’m glad you thought “the crudités were excellent”, that “the ‘soup’ was amazing” and that the “service was terrific as always.” However, I’m very sorry the NYE jazz duo didn’t suit your taste...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

If I could rate this as 0 stars I would. I've been here several times and have always experienced a rude owner/ manager. He stands at the front door to make sure you have a reservation before even letting you inside- whether you want a...More

1  Thank Julia R
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

I apologize to you and your guests and am truly sorry that you had a bad experience at the Classic Wineseller. I assure you, we never want to hear that our customers are dissatisfied. Please allow me to review a few things. -Yes, our front...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
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The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that is open Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Enjoy LIVE music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our location is underground and stays cool year around. A light jacket or sweater is suggested.
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